Barack is crazy about lists.
So every year, like clockwork he whips up a list of his favourite music, movies and books and this year was no exception.
Barack shared a music playlist for long drives and the gym.
A favorite books list to affirm his intellectual dexterity and a favourite movies list to simply show that he’s cool.
The music mix includes tracks by DaBaby, Frank Ocean, Summer Walker, Burna Boy, Kaytranada, Big Thief, and Snoh Aalegra among others. There are also mentions for Beyoncé, Rosalía, Lizzo, and Lil Nas X, all of whom appeared on Obama’s summer playlist back in August.
Speaking about the list of songs, Obama said: “If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick.”
The book list features books from joint Booker prize winner, Bernadine Evaristo, Jeff Walter, Susan Choi and a collection of interesting reads.
For movies, the list included Atlantics, Ford’s Vs Ferrari, The Irishman, Apollo 11 and a host of other movies.
We are not mad at Barack. With two Nigerian music artistes, Burna Boy and Rema, featured on the list, we are of the opinion that the list is a big hit.
Here’s the full list below.